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cadaver

noun

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a dead body
  • medical students who train by using cadavers

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The first known use of cadaver was circa 1500

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“Cadaver.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cadaver. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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